A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 49 kilometers (30 miles) from Phek in India. Exact location of earthquake, 94.938° East, 25.4592° North, depth 77.63 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 09/03/21 / 2021-03-09 11:15:00 / March 9, 2021 @ 11:15 am. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:15:00 / 11:15 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000dhef. Id of event: us7000dhef. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 77.63 km (48 miles).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, India (c. 1 173 108 000 pop). The epicenter was 86 km (54 miles) from Kohima (c. 92 100 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Tuensang (c. 33 700 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Zunheboto (c. 29 500 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Phek (c. 15 100 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tuensang, Kohima, Zunheboto.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 49 km ESE of Phek, India.
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